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Winter talk: A portal into another world

February 2, 2023 7pm-8pm The Guildhall, Thetford (IP24 2DS)

Winter talk: A portal into another world: snorkelling the chalk streams of the Brecks and Fens

A BFER Winter Talk presented by Nicola Crockford 

During the 2020 lock down, Nicola Crockford began to explore a whole new world when she took to snorkelling the rivers near her West Suffolk home. In this fascinating talk, Nicola will share some of her discoveries: from Brown Trout to Brook Lampreys, freshwater sponges to leeches, and jewellery hoard to human skull.

 

Winter talk: A portal into another world: snorkelling the chalk streams of the Brecks and Fens

When: Thursday 2nd February 2023

Time: 7pm-8pm (Doors open at 6:45pm, talk commences at 7pm)

Where: The Guildhall, Thetford (IP24 2DS)

Cost: This event is made possible with thanks to the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The talk is free of charge for attendees.

Booking required: Due to limited capacity, please book if you wish to attend.

Book your tickets HERE

Travel: There are several large free car parks in Thetford town centre, within a short 5 minute walking distance from the Guildhall. Car parks locations include Cage Lane, and Tanner Street. The Guildhall is also located 10 minutes walk from Thetford bus station, and 15 minutes walk from Thetford train station.

 

A portal into another world is the first in an exciting new series of BFER Winter Talks, held at The Guildhall, Thetford:

Thursday 2nd February, 7pm-8pm: A portal into another world: snorkelling the chalk streams of the Brecks and Fens’, a talk by Nicola Crockford

Thursday 16th February, 7pm-8pm: “Wonderful Things”: Howard Carter and the Discovery of Tutankhamun’, a talk by historian Dr Richard Hoggett

Thursday 2nd March, 7pm-8pm: Bugs in the Brecks’: a talk by entomologist Dr Ross Piper